Exhibition at Galerie Lelong in New York Explores Interventions in the Landscape


NEW YORK, NY.- Galerie Lelong presents Interventions in the Landscape, a group exhibition of photography and film that explores how artists have inserted themselves and their subjects into the landscape and engaged, manipulated, transformed, or been transformed by their surroundings. A selection of gallery and invited artists will be on view, working within a variety of locations and spanning the last five decades. In each of the exhibited works, rather than presenting the landscape—whether it be rural, urban, or natural— as a mere visual backdrop, the artist mobilizes and fully integrates this component into the activity of the piece. The landscape’s visual passivity is obliterated as it becomes an acting member of the scene. The agency can also be reversed. In many works the landscape will function as the catalyst, with natural forces such as wind, waves,